Dan Augustine ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu
Sat Apr 10 13:57:05 PDT 2004

Dan & DJML--
     I was myself searching for this kind of lyrics (or did you just 
want 'limericks'?) a few years ago, and i called them 'alternate' 
lyrics.  However, the more commonly used term seems to be 'parody' 
lyrics.  You could do a Google-search on "parody lyrics", but here's 
one website that has bunches of different kinds of parody lyrics:

     Dan (tuba fingers) Augustine
>From: DWSI at aol.com
>Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 12:39:48 EDT
>Subject: [Dixielandjazz] LOOKING FOR MORE LYMRICS
>I hope someone out there knows what I'm talking about. In college, and a few
>times since, we did what we called lymrics to the melody of a Mexican type
>song that began, Aye, yie yie ya, Chinamen never eat chili, now this 
>is a verse that's worse than the first, so waltz me around again, 
>The only one I can find now is:
>There once was a lady from Cape Cod
>Who thought that all babies came from God
>But it wasn't the almighty who lifted her nightie
>It was Roger the lodger, by God!
>Does anyone know any more of these? They're for some special entertaining. I
>would be forever grateful.
>Dan (piano fingers) Spink
>dwsi at aol.com

**  Dan Augustine     Austin, Texas     ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu  **
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